By Artist Phillip Ratner-ratnermuseum Commentary by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks. Tanakh, the Hebrew Bible, is remarkable for the extreme realism with which it portrays human character. Its heroes are not superhuman. Its non-heroes are not archetypal villains. The best have failings; the worst often have saving virtues. I know of no other religious literature quite like it.
I have known David Bedein since the 1980′s when both our families lived in Safed. Over the years he has consistently worked hard to bring out the real intent of Arafat, Abbas, Palestinian Authority and Hamas. This is usually the information no one wants to hear because of the imagined sounds of Peace transmitted through the diplomatic channels by the U.S. President, Sec. of State Kerry and with the encouragement E.U. members.
Thanks to our friend Michael J. Totten.“If you decide you want to leave journalism,” Nadim Shehadi said to me over coffee at a café on Beirut’s old waterfront, “if you feel like you’ve been there and done that and would like to become a dictator, you should hire me as an advisor. I’m expensive, but I’m worth it.”
The Rose, the Deer, the Fountain and the Schina. Lecturer: Mira Regev. In this series of session we will explore together the mystical symbols of the Divine as presented in the Kabala and Hassidic literature. We will read the texts together and discuss their cultural aspects. Part of the time will be dedicated to understanding the encounter of these archetypes with our lives. The upper mother and the lower mother – Rachel and Lea;
By Maya Yarowsky, NoCamels. How does one go from being an unemployed marketer to a serial entrepreneur and then CEO and founder of three widely successful startups? That’s the (several) million dollar question you will have to ask Yaron Samid, the Israeli who, on top of his plethora of titles, still finds time to mentor up-and-comers in the Israeli startup group he co-founded, TechAviv.